New Jersey financial services companies enjoy a powerhouse setting. In the heart of the nation's business corridor and close to New York City's financial centers, the State's location couldn't be more advantageous for finance. In addition to offering a lower-cost alternative to Manhattan, New Jersey offers a comprehensive transportation system, an extensive, highly advanced high-speed fiber optic network for relaying time-sensitive financial data and a deep talent pool of well-educated people. Industry leaders with a major presence in the State include Prudential Financial, PNC Bank, PNC Financial, Merrill Lynch, Commerce Bank, Wells Fargo, Citigroup, UBS, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of New York/Mellon and Goldman Sachs.
New Jersey Advantages
- The State encourages business with highly competitive corporate real estate rates.
- Diverse commercial locations range in inexpensive options for support operations to prime headquarter addresses, such as Jersey' City's Exchange Place, nicknamed "Wall Street West."
- Businesses relocating to key urban centers have access to special zone incentive programs.
- Incentive grants to create or retain jobs in New Jersey and tax exemptions for relocation expenses like fixtures, furniture, equipment and building materials are available.